Short‑term mercury exposure disrupts muscular and hepatic lipid metabolism in a migrant songbird

Authors: Chad L. Seewagen, Cory R. Elowe, Alexander R. Gerson, Derrick J. E. Groom, Yanju Ma, Mustafa Yildirim, & Christopher G. Guglielmo Year: 2022 Publication: Scientific Reports: Publication Link: Abstract: Methylmercury (MeHg) is a global pollutant that can cause metabolic disruptions

Increase in protandry over time in a long-distance migratory bird

Authors: Johanna Hedlund, Thord Fransson, Cecilia Kullberg, Jan-Olov Persson, and Sven Jakobsson Year: 2022 Publication: Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: Keywords: bird migration, climate change, phenology, Phylloscopus, protandry, willow warbler Abstract: Protandry is a widespread life-history phenomenon describing how males precede

Social environment influences termination of nomadic migration

Authors: Ashley R. Robart, Hilary X. Zuñiga, Guillermo Navarro. and Heather E. Watts Year: 2022 Publication: Biology Letters Publication Link: Abstract: The final stage of migration, when animals terminate migratory movements and transition to a more sedentary state, remains the least

Insights on post-breeding movements from a northeastern population of Canada Warblers (Cardellina canadensis)

Authors: Camille Bégin-Marchand, François Gagnon, Bruno Drolet, Jacques Ibarzabal, and Junior A. Tremblay Year: 2022 Publication: Avian Conservation & Ecology Publication Link: Keywords: migration routes; Motus; neotropical migrants; radio-telemetry; residence time Abstract: The study of migratory songbird transition periods, such as the post-breeding period, is

Migratory songbirds and urban window collision mortality: vulnerability depends on species, diel timing of migration, and age class

Authors: Olivia M. Colling, Christopher G. Guglielmo, Simon J. Bonner, and Yolanda E. Morbey Year: 2022 Publication: Avian Conservation & Ecology Publication Link: Keywords: anthropogenic mortality; avian migration; bird-window collisions; citizen science; stopover ecology; urban environments Abstract: Hundreds of millions of birds are estimated

Dramatic Declines of Evening Grosbeak Numbers at a Spring Migration Stop-Over Site

Authors: W. Douglas Robinson, Jessica Greer, Juliana Masseloux, Tyler A. Hallman, and Jenna R. Curtis Year: 2022 Publication: Diversity Publication Link: Keywords: biodiversity benchmarks; Coccothraustes vespertinus; Evening Grosbeak; American elm; Dutch elm disease; migratory stopover; bird population decline; snapshot surveys; spruce

Disentangling the relative roles of climate and land cover change in driving the long-term population trends of European migratory birds

Authors:  Christine Howard, Philip A. Stephens, James W. Pearce-Higgins, Richard D. Gregory, Stuart H.M. Butchart, Stephen G. Willis Year: 2022 Publication: Diversity and Distributions Publication Link: Keywords: Africa, avian migration, breeding, climate, Europe, habitat, non-breeding, population trends Abstract: Aim: Global declines

Spatially explicit risk mapping reveals direct anthropogenic impacts on migratory birds

Authors: Claire Buchan, Aldina M. A. Franco, Inês Catry, Anna Gamero, Alena Klvaňová, James J. Gilroy Year: 2022 Publication: Global Ecology and Biogeography Publication Link: Keywords: Afro-Palaearctic, anthropogenic change, breeding, hunting, migratory birds, non-breeding, threat mapping Abstract: Aim: Migratory species rely

Female migration phenology and climate conditions explain juvenile Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa) counts during fall migration

Authors: McKinnon, L., L. Schmaltz, Y. Aubry, Y. Rochepault, C. Buidin, and C. Juillet Year: 2022 Publication: Avian Conservation and Ecology Publication Link: Keywords: Calidris; migration phenology; shorebirds; stopover ecology Abstract: The management of avian populations at risk requires accurate estimates

Integrating data types to estimate spatial patterns of avian migration across the Western Hemisphere

Authors: Timothy D. Meehan, Sarah P. Saunders, William V. DeLuca, Nicole L. Michel, Joanna Grand, Jill L. Deppe, Miguel F. Jimenez, Erika J. Knight, Nathaniel E. Seavy, Melanie A. Smith, Lotem Taylor, Chad Witko, Michael E. Akresh, David R. Barber, Erin M.